Social Media Platforms are constantly evolving and updating with newer features to increase relevance and stickiness for users, brands, and businesses. Here is our weekly roundup of Social Media News this week.
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Social Media News this week was dominated by Twitter tests to schedule tweets, Snap bringing Landmarker Lens to India and a lot more.
YouTube Kids to get it’s own website
YouTube Kids on the web now has it’s own website, built to create an environment for kids that inclines with their interests. Read more here.
Instagram is testing an option for creators to cross-post IGTV videos on Facebook
Instagram might add new features that would let creators cross-post IGTV videos to Facebook and also create a Series of videos on Instagram. Read more here.
Facebook might show reactions to posts within notifications
As per the latest Facebook updates, the social media giant is testing showing the engagement count and reactions to your individual posts within the notifications tab. Read more here.
Twitter tests new features including scheduling tweets
Twitter is testing new updates like scheduling tweets and features for Twitter Web app and mobile and is working on revamped ad formats. Read more here.
Snap brings Landmarker Lens to India
Snap Inc. introduced two new Landmarker Lens experiences in India to two iconic monuments – Gateway of India in Mumbai and Taj Mahal in Agra. Read more here.
Facebook is developing a new messaging app for Instagram
Threads, the new messaging app being designed for Instagram is dedicated to your Close friends on Instagram. Read more here.
Facebook announces restrictions to Housing, Employment, and Credit Ads
Facebook has declared new changes to ads in the categories of Housing, Employment and Credit, following their civil rights audit. Read more here.
Facebook to let page admins customize Story Insights
Facebook now gives Page Admins the option to customize columns for Facebook Story Insights in the Page Insights Section. Read more here.